Recipes and Cooking Grilled Cheese Sandwiches 3.7 (21) Learn how to make grilled cheese--then take it to the next level--with this homemade Grilled Cheese Sandwich recipe. Once you've mastered the basic grilled cheese recipe, amp things up with grilled veggies or sliced deli meat. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on January 9, 2013 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Andy Lyons Total Time: 15 mins Servings: 4 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 8 slices white or whole wheat bread 2 tablespoon butter, softened 2 tablespoon Dijon-style mustard 4 ounce slices American or cheddar cheese and/or mozzarella or provolone cheese Directions Lightly spread one side of bread slices with butter. Spread other side of bread slices with mustard. Top the mustard sides of four of the bread slices with cheese. Top with the remaining four bread slices, mustard sides down. Preheat a large skillet over medium heat. Place the sandwiches in the skillet. If using a covered grill, close lid. Grill sandwiches until bread is golden and cheese is melted, turning once halfway through cooking. Grilled Veggie-Cheese Sandwiches: Prepare as directed, except, if desired, substitute bottled ranch salad dressing for the mustard. Layer 1/2 cup sliced cucumber, 1/2 cup sliced roma tomato, and 1/4 cup sliced red onion on the cheese before topping with the remaining bread slices.Per sandwich: 331 cal., 11 g pro., 28 g carb., 20 g total fat (10 g sat. fat), 44 mg chol., 2 g fiber, 867 mg sodium Meaty Grilled Cheese Sandwiches: Prepare as directed, except place a thin layer thinly sliced cooked ham, roast beef, pepperoni, salami, or shredded cooked chicken or turkey on the cheese before topping with the remaining bread slices.Per sandwich: 357 cal., 14 g pro., 28 g carb., 22 g total fat (11 g sat. fat), 54 mg chol., 2 g fiber, 867 mg sodium Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 298 Calories 16g Fat 27g Carbs 12g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 4 Calories 298 % Daily Value * Total Fat 16g 21% Saturated Fat 10g 50% Cholesterol 42mg 14% Sodium 984mg 43% Total Carbohydrate 27g 10% Protein 12g *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.